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breaks. >>> this morning, news corp. executive rupert murdoch told his staff, those who have betrayed our trust must be held accountable under the law. he also told them in an e-mail, the company is taking steps to make sure that serious problems like this never happen again. nbc's stephanie gosk reports now about his testimony before a parliamentary committee. >> reporter: like one of the celebrities that fill his tabloids, rupert murdoch and his son, james, are making splashy headlines today. nearly every british paper seizes on the drama of the day. the so-called humble pie attack. seated behind him at the hearing, rupert murdoch's wife, wendi, turned into a bodyguard, springing to his defense, wielding an instinctive and accurate punch. >> your wife has a very good left hook. >> reporter: the man behind the failed attack was amateur comedian johnny marvels, who was quickly arrested and led away. when pies weren't being thrown, father and son sat side by side for three hours, apologizing over and over. >> this is the most humble day of my life. >> i would like to say, as well, just how
in virginia. >> i was absolutely shocked, appalled, and ashamed when i heard -- >> plus, rupert murdoch being questioned this morning by british lawmakers investigating phone hacking at the tabloid "news of the world." >>> and the shuttle is on its way home right now. what the astronauts left behind. stay with us. [ male announcer ] are you paying more and more for cable, and enjoying it less and less? stop paying for second best. upgrade to verizon fios and get tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year. want to save evemore? call now and we'll add over 60 premium channels, including showtime, starz, epix, and more for 12 months. fios is a 100% fiber optic network. it delivers superior picture quality, the best channel lineup, more hd, plus america's fastest, most consistent and reliable internet. and there's no annual contract required. why keep paying for cable? move up to the best. get fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year, plus over 60 premium channels for 12 months. don't wait. call 1.877.729.fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabi
including actor hugh grant who is now suing the department. rebecca brooks, former head of murdoch's british newspaper arm, was the latest person to be arrested. her spokesman says she was asked to come in for questioning on sunday but did not know she would be arrested. brooks resigned from her executive position friday and same day hinton, her predecessor, editor of "the wall street journal" resigned. both deny any wrongdoing. the arrests could open further criticism of james murdoch. >> he may well then find his position in the company vulnerable. that doesn't mean rupert murdoch himself is vulnerable. >> reporter: on tuesday, rupeert and james murdoch were publicly answer questions from members of parliament. the deputy prime minister told the bbc what the government wants to hear from the head of news corp. >> he needs to come absolutely clean about what he knew about what his senior executives knew. >> reporter: they published full pa page, we are sorry and what they will do to mauck it wrong and admission. apologizing for our mistakes and fixing them are only first steps, the statemen
is considering asking rupert murdoch to come to capitol hill to testify about those claims. >>> the fbi also looking into allegations from actor jude law that the news organization hacked into his cell phone while he was in the u.s. he says that a story published back in 2003 was based on information that could only have been obtained from his voice mail. law is also suing another murdoch paper, "the sun," saying the tabloid hacked into his phone again in 2005 and in 2006. >>> lindsay lohan is in more hot water. the troubled actress appeared before a judge for the sixth time this year yesterday. nbc's aditi roy reports this time that lohan claims she's having financial problems. >> reporter: a familiar sight. lindsay lohan back in court on thursday. this time for a progress report in front of judge stephanie statner, who was less than satisfied with lohan's efforts to meet her probation requirements. >> i will not take into consideration "sorry, couldn't do it, i was on the set." >> reporter: at issue, community service. since april, lohan has served just four out of 60 court-mandated days a
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